Ed Ahmad company got court’s approval to use Leonora land for housing

-questions loom over propriety of move

Amid questions about how it had converted an intended wood processing facility to a housing project, it has now been revealed that the company co-owned by controversial businessman Edul Ahmad had quietly approached the Chief Justice’s court last year and secured an order to alter the conditions attached to the sale of the land.

South American Woods Incorporated (SAW Inc) had filed an ex-parte summons on September 24 last year to amend the conditions stated in the transport for the land, to replace the industrial commercial clause to residential commercial. On October 2, 2013, Chief Justice (ag) Ian Chang delivered a ruling in chambers on the matter of transport,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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